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SFGTV2
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
but also with the tamp pais public library to have two events showcasing the rich arab america culture that exists here in the city of san francisco and i want to thank you all for coming and i want to introduce joaquin for resident who ska great member of our community and has helped organize this event. (applause). . thank you very much and good evening everyone on behalf of mayorly who will be joining us in a few moments i want to say thanks to all of you for being here tonight it's always a pleasure for you go to welcome the community into city hall - because you remind us our purpose in government so to serve and you you certainly bring life and culture and community into our very state halls and bring life to us, so thank you again. i want to thank the nominating committee and the planning committee for their excellent work in ensuring that those very important community members who do so much to ensure that our communities remain strong and vibrant, those who are under served typically continue to be served that our communities are strengthened and our ties are bound and strong.
CNBC
Dec 9, 2012 7:30pm EST
news. some surprisingly good news about america's economy. the labor department says 146,000 new jobs were created in the month of november. much better than economist's expectations. the unemployment rate dropped two tenth of a% at 7.7%. the labor department also says superstorm sandy had little effect on those numbers. >>> the markets continued their familiar pattern of following the latest word or words or hopes on fiscal cliff. no major moves during the week but several times the market ran out of steam to the end of the trading session. the house of representatives left for a long weekend on wednesday. so while there may be behind the scenes action in terms of talks, no one from the house is home. big moves by citigroup's new chairman and ceo. he announced 11,000 layoffs this week. citi will take a pre-tax charge of more than a billion dollars. the markets liked the move. the stock rallied about 7% on the expense cuts. >>> a big deal for netflix and dismy, they announced a licensing agreement to show disney movies shortly after they leave the theaters. the fiscal cliff and jobs n
Comedy Central
Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST
tonight with america. it's great! and republicans in the united states senate think it's about time america cafta, side it's famed humility and let the world see the awesomeness that is us. >> the nation and the world need strong american leadership. >> we need to continue to lead the world. >> we wanted our example to inspire the people of the earth. >> they're waiting for america to lead the way. >> we are as a nation a beacon of hope for many across the globe. >> we've created a beacon of hope and opportunity for the rest of the world. >> jon: a beacon of hope. a home beacon, a-- come on, world! follow our leadership. did you hear me, world? come on, follow! ( laughter ) don't make me send in the ( bleep ) drones. get behind us. come on! ( laughter ) i will rain down hellfire! ( laughter ) actually this week presented america with just that kind of leadership opportunity. >> there's a senate vote tomorrow on a united nations disabilities treaty. >> advocates say the united nations treaty approved by 126 countries, would promote equal rights and better treatment for the disabled
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
they tell sounds like something out of the future not the past. it's a story of how america with a combination of vision, high-tech know how and good old fashioned courage answered the challenge of a rival stepped into the unknown and achieved what almost seems as unbelievable today as it was a half century ago. >> it was october 4th, 1957, and at the height of the cold war. the soviets launched a satellite named sputnik which orbited the earth in over an hour and a half. >> they tell us the world may never be the same again. >> in 1957 when i was still in flight school sputnik was launched the beginning of the space age. >> the dawn of the space age was the start of the space race. america competing with the soviets for scientific dominance. but in a world where americans dug bomb shelters and worried about muss ills science spelled national security. >> the cold war had been pro clonged it was going on nobody could really see an end to it. there were all of the underlying risk of nuclear confrontations in the times. >> man wants it that required a few good men 7 to start w
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:45pm EST
of allegiance. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. thank you, please be seated. >> before we get started i'd like to have guests tonight. a date to begin with a welcome to one of the members of our board of trustees and the former governor of the state of california, pete wilson. governor. [applause] also with us tonight is our terrific congressman from houston guy really is retiring after 26 years. [applause] are scum her supervisor, foy. [applause] for the city who are patient enough to go through the book signing line, just prior to the event this evening coming in at this wonderful woman to see woman is here with us today. she's the best selling "new york times" best-selling author. it is a gentleman, please join me in welcoming calista gingrich. [applause] we have with us tonight a very special guest. i know that if i were simply to get the typical dinner circuit introduction speaker did newt gingrich, the one where you list every accomplishment. i pr
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
sponsor, mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >> welcome. sometimes we can see the universe in a grain of sand, as the old saying goes, but nowadays a graphic chart more vividly reveals the world we live in. take a look at this statistical snapshot of the media ecology that largely determines what you and i see, read, and hear. in 1983, 50 corporations controlled a majority of media in america. in 1990 the number had dropped to 23. in 1997, 10. and today, six. there you have it -- the fistful of multinational conglomerates that own the majority of media in america. what do we call it when a few firms dominate the market? oligopoly. doesn't quite rhyme with democracy. but today, believe it or not, big media is about to get even bigger, unless the public stands up and says "no!" here's the story. the chairman of the federal communications commission -- the fcc, the agency of government created by congress to protect the public's rightful ownership of the airwaves -- is reportedly asking the other four co
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
wanted to introduce the korean cabbage dish kim chi to america. she created mother-in-law's kimchi. using nonethnic packaging to appeal to a mass market and carried in whole foods and fresh markets. [ male announcer ] feeling like a shadow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. millions of men, forty-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa brings adv
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 12:00am PST
in various places, but what are the challenges that you face trying to make a product in america? >> governor, i never miss a marketing opportunity. on my way in a lot of the steel in your office is made by small companies like mine. the steel that holds up your lights moves your booms, the steel underneath the chairs in the audience. >> that is paper under there. >> be careful out there audience. >> it is made like companies like mine. we are a small steel manufacturer. we started in 93. our product is a commodity product. the steel we sell is the same as the steel made in china or india. there is a big difference, though. in america the rates from much higher. how does the company like mine compete in a global environment where products from china and india and europe are crashing on our shores? >> they are dumping product by having government subsidies to chien needs products that are often then subsidized so they can put you guys out of business on the entire market. that's what a lot of americans don't understand. it's frustrating to me. >> there is probably an even more important point
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 9:35pm EST
-founder of america online. is a rabid twitter. i feel like i know every detail of your life. and a relentless of entrepreneurship. we're very fortunate to have these three panelistings. they get five to seven minutes -- there will be a little time left. five to seven minutes to discuss the topic and we're going have a discussion among us then we will open it up to you and hopefully, we will get to all of your comments and questions. >> i'm delighted to be here this evening because i think the topics is important. this conference also recognizes mark kaplan who is that i am pleased to speak in behalf of tonight. we're looking tonight at immigration policies and how they affect our eighty to attract high-skilled immigrants. engineers and entrepreneurs who contribute to innovation. because universities and colleges are in the talent business. we're in a global competition for talent. all yustses, but particularly research university, are competing to get the best and brightest. if immigration policies make it differently for international students to come to the united states then we undercut ou
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm PST
how unions have helped build not just the stronger middle class, but a stronger america. >> the president is right. it's not about economics. it is about politics. the state's republican governor, rick snyder, says he'll sign the right to work bill into law. even though he opposed this kind of anti-union push earlier this year. >> right to work is an issue that's a very devicive issue. people feel very strongly about it. so right to work is an issue that might have its time and place but i don't believe it's appropriate in michigan during 2012. >> how do you go from devicive and not appropriate to sure, i'll sign. just give me a pen? snyder has simply misled voters in michigan. this weekend, the detroit free press, a paper that endorsed snyder two years ago, read an editorial blasting his vote. calling him dishonest and grotesquely disingenuous. what's going on here? who's behind all of this? turns out it's some familiar faces. the coke brothers are up to their old tricks. these billionaires are helping to fuel the anti-union drive in michigan. the same way they did in w
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
in part by the american federation of government employees, proud to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, visit afge.org. >> production assistance for "inside washington" was provided by allbritton communications and politico, reporting on the legislative, executive, and political arena. >> we are going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up, and we're not going to get a deal without it. >> this week on "inside washington," let's make a deal. >> we are ready and eager to talk to the president and make sure that the american people are not disadvantaged by what is happening in washington. >>. or. >> an obsession to raise taxes is not going to solve the problem. >> a leading conservative decides to give up his senate seats. >> a lot of my role in the senate has been stopping bad things, but we need to do more than that and tell americans what we are for. >> in syria, a concern about the possible use of weapons of mass destruction if south. >> the regime might very well consider the use of chemical weapons. >> the chattering classes are already ch
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
overseas. good morning i'm bill hemmer. whole new week here at "america's newsroom". martha: i'm martha maccallum. this fallen hero was a member of navy "seal team 6" that carried out the mission to kill usama bin laden. according to officials in afghanistan they came under heavy fire with this mission. >> according to our information the kidnappers were taliban. they were heavily armed with heavy machine guns, with so-called rpg. rocket propelled grenades and ak-47s. bill: steve centanni follows up in washington. what can we report about this rescue machine? >> reporter: good morning bill. it took place early sunday after intelligence revealed the kidnapped american was in imminent danger of injury or death. dr. joseph is a medical advice sore for a group called "morningstar" development based in colorado springs. it is a group that helps rebuild communities in afghanistan. the doctor was not injured. this happened in eastern kabul province. they were abducted by a group of five men while returning to a visit at a medical clinic. an isaf spokesman describes the rescue effort. >> it was a c
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm EST
.99, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin'. >>> welcome to the wendy's post game report. here now bob costas. >> the packers take a game lead over chicago with a win at soldier field next week. they're only a half game back from the 49ers from the number two seed in the nfc and the niners have to play the patriots in foxborough next week. stars of the game, aaron rodgers, didn't throw for a td, but did have a long td run. trammen williams, a lot of man coverage on calvin johnson. you are never going to stop him. but when the game was in doubt, held him very much in check. >> michele: you had just 16 offensive plays in the first half. your coach mike mccarthy told you at half time throw the stats out of the window, we're going to go win this thing. how did you change things? >> we still had 22 minutes in possession, so it was an ugly win. ugly wins are better than tough losses. we're first in the division right now, three left. big week next week in chicago, a chance to go two game up in the division. so it will be a quick turn around. >> michele: how much improved is this run
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
, trying to make a product in america? >> governor, i never miss a marketing opportunity. on my way in i can't help, but notice a lot of steel is mid in my company. steel that moves your lights and books and underneath the audience. >> i have paper out there. be careful out there audience. >> it's all made by companies like mine. our product is a qualities product. it's the same as sold in china and india. it's a big difference, the question is how does a company like mine compete in a global environment where china, india and europe are on our shore. >> they're having government subsidies to chinese products so they can put guys like you out of business and that's what a lot of americans don't understand. it's frustrating to me, that's correct. but there's probably a lore important point about the product and that is that our government is making it difficult for us compete. and the tax policy, president obama is telling small business people like myself, he's going to help out by raising taxes. . the only way is to invest in equipment and fuel costs the same, electricity costs the same
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the warm weather in america, but on calvin klein, that's the one i think you ought to look at. got to come in, warm weather is going to cause everybody to have jitters. i wish we could forget about politics. until we get a deal, it's bad news for themarket. even for cheap stock like apple. "mad money" will be right back. >>> tonight, two companies with break through products that are leading the charge. cramer is talking to the ceos of immunojet and seattle genetics, just ahead. and later, reenergized in pipelines, they're america's energy toll road and they can provide investors with a secure source of dividends, but his investment in north dakota's oil rich back and shale continues, cramer's looking for companies that are looking to expand. all coming up on "mad money." well, if it isn't mr. margin. mr. margin? don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way.
CNN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00am PST
office, i believe america only succeeds and thrives when we got a strong and growing middle class. that's what i believe. i believe we're at our best when everybody who works hard has a chance to get ahead. that they can get a job that pays the bills. that they got health care they can count on. that they can retire with dignity and respect. maybe take a vacation once and a while. nothing fancy. you know, just -- just being able to pack up the kids and go some place and enjoy time with people that you love. make sure that your kids can go to a good school. make sure they can aspire to be whatever they want to be. that idea is what built america. that's the idea that built michigan. that's the idea that is at the heart of the economic plan i've been talking about all year long on the campaign trail. i want to give more americans the chance to earn the skills, the businesses they're looking for right now. and give our kids the kind of education they need to succeed in the 21st century. i want to make sure america leads the world in research and technology, and clean energy. i want to put
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
to fill up the church pews in america. and also these two dj's thought they'd have the last laugh. you may know them by now, they impersonated the queen of england seeking information about kate middleton's pregnancy and their prank phone call apparently linked to the death of the nurse who fell for that hoax. will that tragic turn take investigators to australia? initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. >> fox news, a shooting inside a florida church. police say a man shot a woman believed to be his ex-girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. we're learning about it tonight. it
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> it is time now for the top 5@5 owe it clo o'clock. he was one of america's gravest. a u.s. navy seal shot dead in afghanistan during a risky mission to rescue a colorado doctor held by the taliban. the man who died was also a member of elite seal team 6. it was the same unit that killed osama bin laden last year. in the meantime new questions are being raised this morning as to doctor joseph was doing there and why he had such dangerous location. >> he came to the u.s. back in 2004 calling for a slow and painful death for american soldiers and families. why did the korean rapper psy still get to perform for the president? >> he sang gangham style. many are outraged including a mother of a navy seal killed in iraq. >> performing before our president was just disgust to go me. how do we allow that to happen and dhou we choose that as role models that get that honor. he should be on a no fly list or a terrorist watch list for staying the sangs he said. it's just disgust to go me. >> mark allen lee, here's his picture. he was the first navy seal killed in iraq. >> defensive lineman josh brent
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
philharmonic. ♪ >> rose: he is in new york to, bolivar orchestra in carnegie called, voices from latin america, also dedicated further musical education and social justice around the world, i am pleased to have gustavo dudamel at this table for the first time. >> thank you. it is an honor. >> rose: my pleasure. >> huge honor. >> rose: we have been wanting to do this for a while. tell me about the music you have selected for the performance. >> yes. this is a festival called dos americas here in new york, and we decide to bring, you know, this amazing music that we have, this very latin, in a ways of irs stick but deep music by es at the vek, villalobos, by ar bon, carlos chavez, so for us it is very important to show the soul of our music also, also to play the strauss ballad, but especially, you know, our music. >> rose: tell me about the music of venezuela. >> well, look, what we are bringing is the -- i think it is the most important piece right in venezuela, by michael estevez and a piece for a big choir, two soloist, a tenor and a baritone. >> a huge orchestra, you can feel what is about
NBC
Dec 10, 2012 2:50am EST
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CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 7:30pm EST
to the others were watching. we appreciate bank of america for making these conversations possible. we are very, very excited to bring these substantive conversations about the most important issues around washington to do things to bank of america. thank you, john. so, you may have gotten cards. the thinking about what you're going to ask. without further ado, the spring and bob woodward. mr. woodward. [applause] >> thank you. >> i have been saving seats with my notes. i'll pick those up. >> which is your chair? >> you get the -- chair. >> ok, thank you. >> the price and politics, which is becoming a best-seller, looked at the last cliff over the previous grand bargain that did not quite get over the finish line. what does that teach us about the current cliff negotiations. >> well, it is groundhog day. the question is, who is playing bill murray? it is such a repetition. it is the same players. the same seats at the table. the same doctrines. where this goes, i think anyone who thinks they know is wrong. as you know, the talk about the fiscal cliff. some people say it is a slope. some people
SFGTV2
Dec 9, 2012 10:30pm PST
the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have b
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
car companies say we like to do business in america. freddie addressing the fiscal cliff in detroit is going to mercury to address global warming. it's hot there. only obama could declare the auto bail-out a success. that is like hurricane sandy is a mess. the only successful expert is people. they are greating the hell out of there. going back to people like snyder, obama is happy to take the money from the rich. both won't take advice from people are rich. he doesn't want to learn how to fish. he just wants to take the fish. >> bob: detroit has been in trouble for a long time. right to work. here the unions collectively bargain, great rates. they allow scabs in there and take advantage of the money. >> eric: you just made the case for busting up the union there. detroit has been in trouble for a long time, republican or a democrat. you are 100% right. >> bob: does it have something with every other major city in country. >> dana: michigan should be allow to make its own decisio decisions. michigan voters, the overall households support. this 45% of the union households support the
SFGTV2
Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm PST
california and america in a new generation. -- leading california and america in a new generation. we have an obligation to lead in the 21st century. we are providing leadership in all areas that govern this country. technology, health, academia, commerce, art, entertainment, and government. today, we must come together, not only in celebration, but an acknowledgment of the work that lies ahead. we understand that this is a global economy. the opportunities are ones that we can only surpassed if we come together. we can win the future if we dream together, if we work together. as a society, as an economy, the best is yet to comment. let me leave you with this last idea. every moment affords us an opportunity to change the world. let's seize that moment in each and every moment that succeeds that moment and let's do that together in celebration of our asian-pacific heritage and recognition of the great heritage as all the people that make up san francisco and california. we will truly honored this month, our heritage and our future. thank you very much. [applause] >> ok. all right. we have
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 4:30am PST
he made during a news conference. >> i will be happy to go to america, america is my home where i was raised. and that's exactly what i want. >> john mcafee is now in a guatemala detention center. he was not involved he said in the shooting death. >>> in parts of the midwest, a big storm brought high winds and snow across minnesota and parts of wisconsin. they are urging people to stay home though, due to the icy conditions. several highways are closed and hundreds of crashes are reported, a record 10 inches fell in the twin cities yesterday. >> that is a lot of snow. let's check in with sal. >>> if you are driving on 580 you might be able to see this from the side of the road, a big-rig fire and this truck caught fire and also some power lines are involved and tara moriarty was the first reported on the scene and she will have a live report coming up at the top of the hour. coming up, the morning commute looks good in both directions and there are no major problems and the morning drive on the freeway further south, that traffic does look good down to the freeway, let's go to ste
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
all of america's weather in the next half hour. josh? amy? george? >>> coming up, "90210" star's 911 call to save a fan's life. >>> the miami businessman living the high life. now under arrest for ripping off his famous friends. >>> and i suppose you can call them the amish sopranos. we'll introduce you to the mob boss. sit the most surprising reality show ever? >>> you saw us deck the halls at robin's. we had so much fun. we go back to robin's home for a very merry christmas. we have a whole lot to share this morning. hd 4. she changed her dress three times, but all you notice is her beautiful, healthy skin. jergens ultra healing moisturizer makes even your driest skin look healthier, instantly. hd 4. . i had[ designer ]eeling enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male a
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
try our caramel, now with sea salt. >>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, the dee jas behind the explosive royal hoax come out of hiding, saying they're shattered and heart broken. >> there's not a minute that goes by that we don't think about her family and what they may be going through. the thought that we may have played a part in it is -- >> why they never thought they would get through to kate and what they want to say to the nurse's family right now. >>> superstar tragedy. one of the world's top singers killed in a plane crash. jenni rivera, her death shocking millions of fans around the world. >>> "90210" star shannon doherty calls police. >> i'm like sitting here, like, you know, freaking out and held hostage. >> how she saved a fan's life. >>> and when amish go bad. meet the powerful mob boss who rules the ammic countryside with his crime-fighting buggy and crew dishing out justice. is this the most strange reality show ever? >>> and good morning, everyone. happy monday to robin at home. lara taking time off this week. great to have amy and bianna here. it's
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
-term investments here. at the same time, we do not start of what has been so much a part of america's -- do not starve so much of what has been a part of america's history, our willingness to invest in the future, and that includes children, poor children, modern infrastructure, basic and blue sky research. when we get beyond the challenge we face over these next few weeks, i think that is going to be a broader challenge we face over the next decade. >> i think we have time for one more question. over here. as the question is coming, i want to say how much we support the president in this fight on ensuring the balance, and the president has been very strong on that issue. >> richard singer. we are a biomedical company that helps nurses and doctors, may collaborate better with social media. we got a small amount of the innovation funding, but it is a broader question about the health care ecosystem. if the company goes under, all the software engineers get new jobs in a matter of weeks. but in biotech, we have a lot of people with ph.d.s, longer-term and specialized types of areas, and we do
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST
, but it was a good game. jon: sad ending. felt bad for the army. good job. thanks for joining us. jenna: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert on a presidential speech that is supposed to be about raising taxes, but instead is raising ugly new questions about questionable government spending. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. the president is in detroit, michigan, at this hour touring a daimler auto plant. the appearance is part of an attempt to pressure republicans to accept his plan to both raise taxes and add billions in new stimulus spending. but literally just a few miles away an embarrassing story is developing with a company the taxpayers put a lot of dough into. it's called a123. that's a car battery maker. they supply batteries for electric cars. that filed for bankruptcy after burning through almost $200 million of your stimulus money. here is the president praising that company in happier times. [applause] >> i am calling to congratulate a123 systems on this tremendous milestone. as you said, thanks to the recovery act, you guys are the first americ
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
foundation may be enlarging its focus. heritage fund for america, which is a political arm of a think tank. now, that hasn't been there before. the center for american politics on left has both, a think tank and a political arm. now heritage is beefing up the political side of its think tankery. that seems a structural difference in washington, one that makes conservatism not just about ideas and the conaccept the of thinking about government but putting a political agitating force beside it. it may not be good for the conservative movement but it is a change. >>ic it's sad. i remember heritage is where obamacare came from. the idea of an individual mandate came from student butler from the merge heritage foundation. we're at the moment where interesting thinking is happening among younger conservativees, on a lot of the social issues bedelving us, like health care. i don't know that jim demint is all that interested in that kind of stuff. >> schieffer: what about, norah, the republican party in general? where does it go from here? it got beat when all the indicators suggested they should
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm PST
was originated in north america. ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. . people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >>neil: it is like me winning the lifetime fitness award, it ain't going to happen unless i am living in europe when there is precedent when the entire european union accepts the nobel peace prize. i am serious, they are serious, the same folks who brought you riots they could not stop and protests they could not control, and now they are winning a nobel peace prize that has to be unbelievable for a union that is going off the we rails and a currency that threatens to go off the abyss to former u.k. member of parliament john brown who is going out of his mind. i cannot believe this, but, yet, when i first heard it anno
CNBC
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
entree to europe, and the hedge funds capital of america, greenwich, connecticut. it was here that bernie madoff made some of his biggest deals with large investment firms that were willing to feed him billions of dollars of their clients' money to manage. and in return, bernie madoff agreed to pay these so-called feeder funds a fortune in annual fees. the largest of the feeder funds was the fairfield greenwich group. how much money did fairfield make off bernie madoff every year? >> hundreds of millions of dollars. >> kroft: if you're a feeder fund, what are you supposed to do for those hundreds of millions of dollars? >> you're supposed to identify the world's best hedge fund managers and invest only in them, and you're supposed to make sure they're not running ponzi schemes. >> the real steroids here were the feeder funds. that's what made it an international ponzi scheme. >> kroft: attorney david boies is one of the most prominent lawyers in the country and is representing fairfield greenwich investors, who lost nearly $7 billon when madoff went under. they're suing the firm for gross
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm PST
in america and we have plenty and we are getting more. most want more rules like guaranteed vacation. >> we all need a vacation and working every day. >> absz slutly. we work harder in this country france italy, elsewhere. >> they don't have manndatory vation cases we have all of these laws 170,000 pages of rules you have to obey. look at this chart it shows how we recovered from everything since the great depression. a fast recovery. i lot this one from my dad can mitchell, cato institute. >> this is slower because of all of these rules. you add up the rate increases, government spending all of the tax increases we are going to get maybe entrepreneurs will say maybe i will hierp somebody. i don't want to give them health insurance because i am stuck with the abandoned workday. they are see that go model fall apart. >> in the fast we had horrible recession and many of the laws but not as manning knee. >> tchs i would lias much as i e regulated you have to make sure you have room for the economy tos were prer. it can work faster than the private sector. soon he or later it's not like a magic
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